SECRECY – Although an informed citizenry has long been considered essential in a democracy, many government officials instead see the free flow of information as a threat to the power and security of the state. The domestic population is increasingly considered unworthy of being trusted with knowledge of what its government is doing.
According to participants who appear in Seizing Power, much of what is kept secret is for the purpose of concealing illegality, corruption and incompetence, and to enable authorities to do as they please without having to provide justification or obtain consent from the public.
In this video, they describe the government’s dangerous obsession with secrecy:
– Wendy White